When serving students who attend over 80 different schools throughout Indianapolis, it takes time to collect all of the grade data we need to measure impact. Now that all the grades are in, it’s time to take a moment to highlight our impact and achievements for the 2018/2019 school year. We have a lot to celebrate!

During the 2018/2019 school year, we served 571 students and parents and provided 6,700 tutoring and academic support sessions. We couldn’t have achieved this without our 441 amazing volunteer tutors, as well as our wonderful shelter and school partner sites.

Together, with our volunteers, supporters, and hard work of our students and their families, we have achieved the following outstanding results:

  • 98% of students who attended tutoring for the duration of the school year were promoted to the next grade level.
  • 83% of students engaged with School on Wheels for the duration of the year maintained or improved their language arts and math skills as demonstrated by their NWEA results.
  • 85% of students who regularly attended tutoring at our transitional site partner locations had a personalized learning plan to direct the tutoring hour specific to their strengths and areas for growth.
  • 100% of parents who attended a school choice workshop reported an increased knowledge of the options available to their child.

We’re excited to announce that on top of these accomplishments, we’ve expanded to our 7th school site and 16th site overall this school year so that we can serve even more children impacted by homelessness! As we expand into more school locations throughout Indianapolis, we are able to work with students for longer periods of time and solidify our impact. Last year, we increased the number of students who attended tutoring the duration of the school year by 43%. Each of the outcomes we measure are key to helping the children we serve meet critical academic milestones that lay the foundation for future success.

Thanks to our donors, corporate partners, volunteers, and parents for their investment in our mission and vision. Together we are making an impact and achieving great results. If you would like to be involved in making the 2019/2020 school year a success, learn how you can get involved here!